'New, improved' mayors take over city schools

Michael Kirst, Katrina Bulkley

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More efforts at mayoral takeovers seem likely, Mr. Kirst and Ms. Bulkley predict. Reformers will continue to use governance and organizational changes in an effort to improve the performance of education, even though these mechanisms may offer an indirect and uncertain strategy for improving classroom instruction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)538-546
Number of pages9
JournalPhi Delta Kappan
Issue number7
StatePublished - 2000


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